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Re: Problem in postgresql installation

From: Oliver Elphick <olly(at)lfix(dot)co(dot)uk>
To: Pierre-Alexis Paquin <papaquin(at)i2m(dot)fr>
Cc: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Problem in postgresql installation
Date: 2002-04-15 14:18:48
Message-ID: 1018880329.22380.33.camel@linda (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
Lists: pgsql-novice
On Tue, 2002-04-09 at 08:22, Pierre-Alexis Paquin wrote:problem
> 1.When i type initdb it said me that it's not possible to create specific directories (pgsql and data)

The user running initdb needs write permissions in the directory.  You
must arrange that before you run initdb.

> 2. How am I supposed to use the postmaster or pg_ctl ??
> 3. The installation is not complete so i haven't a postgresql.conf file ....

You must run initdb successfully first.

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